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Aug 10, 2012

Growing benefits from forest carbon projects

Corporate responsibility managers should take a look at forest carbon offset projects to maximize return on investment in climate, biodiversity, and community benefits

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June 20, 2012

Global Alliance of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on Climate Change against REDD+

After more than 500 years of resistance, we, Indigenous Peoples, local communities, peasant farmers, fisherfolk and civil society are not fooled by the so-called Green Economy and REDD+ because we know colonialism when we see it.

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20 June 2012

The “Aid-ification” of REDD+: How its changed and why it matters

A scheme for reducing global carbon emissions by slowing deforestation in tropical countries has changed drastically and become “aid-ified” since it was first floated in 2005, according to a major new publication on the subject.

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June 21, 2012

Christian Aid launches document on REDD+

REDD+ aims to reduce emissions from forests, prevent deforestation and encourage investment in low-carbon development. Christian Aid’s Latin American and Caribbean partners believe that such   projects must be managed by local communities and be truly inclusive.

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01 June 2012

Legal clarity on REDD benefit sharing mechanisms critical to avoid future disputes, says study

Legal clarity and consensus on which government institutions have the authority to make regulations on how to share benefits from REDD+ among stakeholders are critical to ensure the process’ legitimacy and avoid future disputes, recommended a study conducted by the Center for International Forest

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June 8, 2012

Seeing the people for the trees

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June 12, 2012

Analysis of possible indicators to measure impacts of REDD+ on biodiversity and on indigenous and local communities

This report has been produced for the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), as part of the activities in response to decision X/33 paragraph 9 (h), in which the Conference of the Parties requested the Executive Secretary to ‘…identify possible indicators to assess the contr

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20 May, 2012

International Law Principles for REDD+: The Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Legal Obligations of REDD+ Actors

The REDD+ Principles identify a pathway to implement a human rights-based approach to development within REDD+ initiatives.

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22 May, 2012

Research questions REDD Program in Chiapas for Destroying Indigenous Identity

The program Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD Plus), driven by the UN, has been embraced by the government of Mexico since 2010, and its flagship is Chiapas where, as in other countries, the program is controversial.

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May 27, 2012

Forest Management and Climate Change: stakeholder perceptions

This document is part of the publications series produced by the Forest and Climate Ch


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by Dr. Radut